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Friday
May222015

Fake death? Brazil may exhume alleged mastermind in Petrobras graft plot 

While Brazilian police have been busy rounding up suspects in the Petrobras probe, investigators are now looking six feet under for more answers about the multi billion-dollar corruption scheme.

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Friday
May222015

‘Small coffers’ at China Telecom paid for feasts and prostitutes

China’s third-largest mobile carrier China Telecom Corp Ltd punished 31 executives found to have engaged in extravagant banquets and prostitution.

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Thursday
May212015

Fapiaos (Part 4, conclusion): How to minimize the compliance risk

Part 1 of this series explained what a fapiao is, and Part 2 outlined the different types of fapiaos in China. Part 3 described common ways that fapiaos are misused for fraud, embezzlement, and corruption.

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Thursday
May212015

PharMerica whistleblower collects $4.3 million 

A pharmacist from Waukesha, Wisconsin who was fired after she told federal authorities her employer might be dispensing dangerous drugs without a doctor's prescription was awarded $4.3 million Thursday as part of a False Claims Act settlement.

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Thursday
May212015

Compliance Week 2015: Tom Fox liked the vibe

Compliance Week 2015 has ended. This was the tenth anniversary of the yearly conference and in many ways I found it to be the best one yet.

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Wednesday
May202015

BHP Billiton pays $25 million to settle Olympics FCPA offenses

The Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday charged global resources company BHP Billiton with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when it sponsored foreign government officials as guests at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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Wednesday
May202015

Caldwell keeps it simple: ‘Take compliance as seriously as other business risks’

Image courtesy of C-SpanLeslie Caldwell, chief of the DOJ's criminal division, spoke at the Compliance Week Conference in Washington, D.C. Tuesday. After talking about some defenses that don't work, she described the ten hallmarks of an effective compliance program, and she warned companies to obey all the laws they're subject to.

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Wednesday
May202015

Fapiaos (Part 3 of 4): Fakes and frauds abound

Part I of this series explained what fapiaos are and why they are used, and Part 2 explained the different types of receipts and fapiaos in China. Today, we explore the most common fapiao-related schemes.

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Tuesday
May192015

UPS whistleblower awarded $3.75 million

A former United Parcel Service employee who alleged the company submitted false claims to the federal government for delivery of Next Day Air overnight packages will collect $3.75 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement, the DOJ said Tuesday.

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Tuesday
May192015

The fapiao compliance mystery (Part 2 of 4): An illustrated guide

Part 1 of this series explained what fapiaos are and why they are used.  Today, we examine the different types of receipts and fapiaos in China.

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